The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Sass skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sass over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sass (Syntactically Awesome StyleSheets) including SCSS
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 76 87
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Sass 31 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.02% 1.23% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 5.15% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 6
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £180 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £469 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

Sass is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 485 369 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.60% 23.93% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1125 1212
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.03 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £38.48 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Sass
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Sass as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Sass in the East Midlands

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sass in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sass in the East Midlands

Sass
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sass in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sass in the East Midlands

Sass
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sass within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 13 £430 +22.85% 1
Leicestershire -11 8 £315 -16.00% 3
Derbyshire -8 4 £310 - 1
Northamptonshire +1 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £413 - 1
Rutland - 1 £338 -
Sass
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sass also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Sass.

1 53 (98.15%) CSS
2 50 (92.59%) HTML
3 43 (79.63%) JavaScript
3 43 (79.63%) CSS3
4 36 (66.67%) HTML5
5 29 (53.70%) Git (software)
5 29 (53.70%) AngularJS
6 27 (50.00%) gulp
6 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (48.15%) Front End Development
8 25 (46.30%) Jasmine
9 24 (44.44%) Grunt
10 23 (42.59%) React
11 22 (40.74%) jQuery
12 20 (37.04%) Test Automation
12 20 (37.04%) WebDriver
13 18 (33.33%) Node.js
14 17 (31.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (29.63%) webpack
15 16 (29.63%) LESS
16 15 (27.78%) Bower
17 14 (25.93%) Karma Test Runner
17 14 (25.93%) User Experience
17 14 (25.93%) Protractor
17 14 (25.93%) Angular 2
18 13 (24.07%) Wireframes
18 13 (24.07%) Selenium
19 12 (22.22%) Retail
19 12 (22.22%) TypeScript
19 12 (22.22%) Cucumber

Sass
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) GitHub
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Git (software)
2 27 (50.00%) gulp
3 25 (46.30%) Jasmine
4 24 (44.44%) Grunt
5 20 (37.04%) WebDriver
6 16 (29.63%) webpack
7 15 (27.78%) Bower
8 14 (25.93%) Karma Test Runner
8 14 (25.93%) Protractor
9 13 (24.07%) Selenium
10 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
11 9 (16.67%) Mocha
12 3 (5.56%) Babel
12 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
12 3 (5.56%) Yeoman
13 2 (3.70%) CasperJS
14 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (1.85%) PhantomJS
14 1 (1.85%) Sublime Text
14 1 (1.85%) WebStorm
General
1 12 (22.22%) Retail
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 23 (42.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (22.22%) HTML Developer
5 10 (18.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 8 (14.81%) Architect
6 8 (14.81%) User Experience Architect
7 7 (12.96%) UI Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Digital Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Web Architect
10 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Designer
11 2 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (3.70%) UI/UX Developer
11 2 (3.70%) UX Designer
11 2 (3.70%) UX Developer
12 1 (1.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (98.15%) CSS
2 50 (92.59%) HTML
3 43 (79.63%) CSS3
4 36 (66.67%) HTML5
5 29 (53.70%) AngularJS
6 23 (42.59%) React
7 22 (40.74%) jQuery
8 18 (33.33%) Node.js
9 17 (31.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (29.63%) LESS
11 14 (25.93%) Angular 2
12 7 (12.96%) Ajax
12 7 (12.96%) Behat
12 7 (12.96%) Twig
13 5 (9.26%) Velocity
14 4 (7.41%) Redux
14 4 (7.41%) Web Services
15 3 (5.56%) DOM
15 3 (5.56%) Handlebars
15 3 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) User Experience
2 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.70%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.85%) Animation
3 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) Front End Development
3 20 (37.04%) Test Automation
4 13 (24.07%) Wireframes
5 10 (18.52%) BDD
5 10 (18.52%) Progressive Enhancement
5 10 (18.52%) Web Development
6 9 (16.67%) MVC
7 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Microservices
9 5 (9.26%) Scrum
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (7.41%) TDD
11 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
11 3 (5.56%) Web Design
11 3 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.22%) TypeScript
3 10 (18.52%) PHP
4 9 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (7.41%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) ES6
6 3 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) R
8 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) WAI
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Adobe
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter
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